This chapter covers the following concepts:
J2EE Development Roles
J2EE 1.3 Application Assembly
The J2EE 1.3 specification provides a standard means to assemble and deploy applications. In this chapter we discuss the procedure to assemble your application into an EAR (Enterprise Archive) file and ready it for deployment on WebSphere Application Server.
After a high-level view of the relationship among assembly, deployment, and administration, we explain the various roles defined by J2EE. We then cover several considerations that you should be aware of when assembling an application. The chapter concludes with a walk-through of the application assembly process. ...